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Carex muskingumensis /Palm Sedge

Carex muskingumensis   / Carex muskingumensis
Upright growing foliage that turns yellow when exposed to a frost
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Upright growing foliage that turns yellow when exposed to a frost

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Scientific Name: Carex muskingumensis
Common Name: Palm Sedge
Plant Type:
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Medium to wet soil is best for this carex and it will grow in 3-4 inches of water. Foliage turns yellow after frost and should be cut to ground in winter. Leaves resemble palm fronds and thus its common name.